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Level 2 warning is valid from 8am on Friday 18 July to 8am Sunday 20 July. The Met Office has today forecast potential heatwave conditions for parts of the South East, London, the East of England, the East Midlands and West Midlands for later this week, as it declared a Level 2 Heat-health alert. This […]
NHS England has asked Sir Stephen Bubb, the Chief Executive of charity leaders network ACEVO, to head a new group of experts and advisors to develop a national guide for how we provide health and care for those with learning disabilities. The group will also include healthcare, charity and voluntary sectors, as well as with […]
NHS England takes action to improve access to specialised mental health services for children and young people
NHS England is taking urgent action to improve access to specialised inpatient mental health services for children and young people after publishing a “frank and honest” report on current provision. For England as a whole, the report says “it is impossible to conclude definitively whether the current level of bed provision is sufficient to meet […]
Professor John Young today welcomed a new online resource launched by the General Medical Council aimed at supporting doctors in their day-to-day care of older patients. The new resource gives practical advice from leading clinicians on how to put older patients first and use GMC guidance to handle their clinical, emotional and psychological needs. At […]
The board meeting was broadcast live as part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible. You can view separate recordings of each agenda item below: Items 1 to 3 Item 4 Item 5 Items 6 to 7 Item 8 Item 9 Items 10 to 11 Board papers View the agenda and board papers
The Daily Telegraph has published a letter from NHS England’s Director of Patient Safety, Dr Mike Durkin, in response to their article about how Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle addresses patient safety reporting. The article describes how ten years ago, inspired by ways car workers in Japan were helped when they were struggling, the hospital […]
NHS England Chief offers local government leaders radical new health and social care integration option
High-need individuals to be offered ability to control their own blended NHS and community care, in partnership with voluntary sector. The NHS will offer local councils across England a radical new option in which individuals could control their combined health and social care support, Simon Stevens CEO of NHS England will announce today. Speaking at […]
Barry Cockcroft spoke at the Westminster Health Forum seminar on oral health inequalities, dentistry commissioning, regulation and the dental contract reform. The morning’s sessions included discussion from a panel about skill-mix in general dental practice and how this can improve dental health and reassure reluctant patients, encouraging them to engage more in preventative care of […]
NHS Change Day 2014 was the biggest day of collective action for improvement in the history of the NHS
The “Change Day Celebration” will provide an opportunity to tell the world about the inspiring pledges and actions being taken to make a difference to health and social care. Our celebrations will continue the ethos of having no barriers to communication, no hierarchies of message and no one voice louder than anyone else’s. So put […]
Unfortunately due to technical issues at the venue, today’s livestream of the NHS England board meeting was intermittent. We apologise for this – and have now made the full video available on our YouTube channel. Watch 03 July 2014 NHS England board meeting here. You can also follow the tweets #NHSboardmeet